Suncoast Coach Service – Supporting Florida’s Health Care Community Vehicles

You may not see their signs around Tampa Bay. You probably will never go to their office. Nor will you find a website for them. This hidden gem, Suncoast Coach Service Inc., is a behind the scenes company that supports the health care community and their vehicles throughout Florida since 1993. They support all of Florida by servicing transport vehicles and fleet services for some of the biggest health care names:

BayCare Medical Group is Tampa Bay’s leading multi-specialty group with more than 500 providers practicing 46 specialties in over 190 outpatient locations throughout the west gulf coast of Tampa Bay and central Florida. They are located in four counties throughout the central Gulf Coast of Florida. As part of BayCare Health System, the region’s largest health care provider, they are comprised of a network of outpatient facilities, 15 hospitals, and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health, and home health care.

Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute is located in Tampa, Florida, and is nationally ranked in 2 adult specialties specialties and rated high performing in 2 adult procedures and conditions. Moffitt Cancer Center has made a lasting commitment to the prevention and cure of cancer, working tirelessly in the areas of patient care, research, and education to advance one step further in fighting this disease.

St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is well known throughout the southeast United States as a leader in pediatric heart and cancer care. With 80 pediatric physician specialists representing 25 medical and surgical disciplines, the staff offers the care St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital is known for.

OneBlood is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) community asset responsible for providing safe, available, and affordable blood to more than 200 hospital partners and their patients throughout most of Florida, parts of Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina. They operate the Big Red Bus bloodmobiles.

LifeSouth is a non-profit community blood bank serving more than 100 hospitals in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. They are headquartered in Gainesville, FL, and are committed to meeting the blood supply needs of hospitals and their patients by providing the highest quality blood components and services. With more than 30 donor centers, 45 bloodmobiles, and 2,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team is dedicated to making sure the blood is there when you or your family member is in need.

Suncoast Coach Service

Suncoast Coach Service Inc. is a privately held family business located in Clearwater, FL and primarily operates in the Automotive Maintenance Services industry in the Automotive Repair, Services, and Parking sector. Lee Showard is the President and Owner.

Suncoast Coach Service has three divisions to their business:

  • Blood / Mobile Medical Conversions
    • They build new coaches for blood banks and health care facilities including interior conversions, power supply installation, paint, and graphics
  • Mechanical / Fleet Service
    • Interior and exterior repairs and fleet service to bloodmobiles, medical coaches, and RVs
  • Generator and Diesel Service
    • Repairs and maintenance for generators in bloodmobiles, medical coaches, and RVs
    • Diesel engine service to medical coaches, buses, and trucks

Steel Products Used

Suncoast uses the following steel/metal products while servicing the bloodmobiles and transportation vehicles:

  • Sheet metal for body repairs on vehicles
  • Steel for the framework for generators
  • Steel for fabricating rooms inside the bloodmobiles
  • Aluminum tread plate for the entry and exit stairwells of the vehicles

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